A lot of sites load extra content along the top and in sidebars, to keep you on the site longer. It'd be trivial for Twitter to hide trends or who to follow, but there's no incentive to do it. I don't need the distractions though, so I wrote a Chrome extension to remove them!
Imagine you woke this morning to find out someone you trusted had posted an embarrassing photo of you online. Wait, dozens, posted over several years! These were times when you were frustrated, sad, or being goofy in a moment that was never meant to be shared with the world. What would you do?
Sometimes when I'm feeling unmotivated or overwhelmed, or that continuing to learn while raising young kids is more than I can balance, the universe tosses a bunch of motivational stuff in my lap, like this...
I rejoined Facebook a couple weeks ago after a long hiatus, and though I haven't posted much yet, it's been fun to see what everyone's up to. I'm terribly horrible at keeping in touch with friends and family, so it's nice for that. It's more substantive than Twitter too, as